Minor Programs

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Minor Programs

The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers a number of minor programs.

For registration information, see Procedures for Minor Programs.

Minor in Environment (McGill School of Environment)

Minor in Environment (McGill School of Environment)

For information about the Minor in Environment, consult McGill School of Environment > Minor in Environment.

—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 16, 2011) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Minor Agricultural Economics (24 credits)

The Minor in Agricultural Economics will complement a student's education in four ways. First, as a social science, Economics will provide an alternative perspective for students in the Faculty. Second, the Minor will provide an excellent foundation of the workings of the economy at large. Third, it will aid students in understanding the business environment...

For more information, see Minor Agricultural Economics (24 credits).

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Minor Agricultural Production (24 credits)

This Minor program is designed to allow students in non-agricultural production majors to receive credit for courses in agricultural production and to stimulate "cross-over" studies. The Minor can be associated with existing major programs in the Faculty, but in some instances it may require more than 90 credits to meet the requirements of both the Major and the...

For more information, see Minor Agricultural Production (24 credits).

Minor Animal Biology (24 credits)

The Minor Animal Biology is intended for students who wish to further their studies in the basic biology of large mammals and birds. Successful completion of the program should provide students with a sound background in the field of biomedical studies and the use of animal models. It should also qualify students to apply to most veterinary colleges in North...

For more information, see Minor Animal Biology (24 credits).

Minor Animal Health and Disease (24 credits)

The Minor in Animal Health and Disease is offered to students wishing to understand general animal physiology and function, the susceptibility of animals to various diseases, methods for limiting and controlling potential outbreaks, and the resulting implications for the animal, the consumer, and the environment. It is an ideal choice for students who are...

For more information, see Minor Animal Health and Disease (24 credits).

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Minor Ecological Agriculture (24 credits)

The Minor Ecological Agriculture is designed to focus on the principles underlying the practice of ecological agriculture and is suitable for students wishing to farm and do extension and government work, and those intending to pursue postgraduate studies in this field. ...

For more information, see Minor Ecological Agriculture (24 credits).

Minor in Environmental Engineering (27 credits)

Minor in Environmental Engineering (27 credits)

The Minor program consists of 27 credits in courses that are environment related. By means of a judicious choice of complementary and elective courses, Bioresource Engineering students may obtain this Minor with a minimum of 12 additional credits.

The Environmental Engineering Minor is administered by the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics (see Faculty of Engineering > Environmental Engineering Minor).

Courses available in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (partial listing):
BREE 322 Organic Waste Management
BREE 416 Engineering for Land Development
BREE 518 Bio-Treatment of Wastes
MICR 331 Microbial Ecology
  • Academic Adviser: Professor Shiv Prasher
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  • Telephone: 514-398-7775
—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 16, 2011) (disclaimer)

Minor Human Nutrition (24 credits)

The Minor Human Nutrition is intended to complement a student's primary field of study by providing a focused introduction to the metabolic aspects of human nutrition. It is particularly accessible to students in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Animal Science, or Food Science programs. The completion of 24...

For more information, see Minor Human Nutrition (24 credits).

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Minor International Agriculture (24 credits)

Students enter this Minor because they want to acquire a global understanding of agriculture as a central mechanism to help rural development, alleviate poverty and reach food security, especially in the developing world. This program provides students with coursework and a semester hands-on experience in a developing country (students must cover their costs),...

For more information, see Minor International Agriculture (24 credits).

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 16, 2011) (disclaimer)